A wireless network is any kind of computer network that is connected through a wireless medium, primarily known as using a wireless router creating a WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network).

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Is it possible to remote access DD-WRT router without forwarding ports through gateway

I'm new to networking so I apologize if I get any terminology wrong. We are setting up a router as an AP using DD-WRT (Kong build) on a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. I won't have physical access to the ...
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How do I set up a Cisco EA4500 router that I bought at an auction? How do I get into it without the previous users' password?

Just got this EA4500 Cisco router at an auction. Is there a way to reset it so that I can enter a new password and set it up with my settings? I also don't know how to tell which version this router ...
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Why my download speed is high but my speed test is slow ?! is this ISP trick?

I have a "12mb" Internet connection and my download speed with IDM is "1780kB/s" and it's Ok. But speedtest.net tells me "your internet speed is not 12mb actually it's 3.85mb" How does it just ...
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3 network adapter in computer, all connected to internet, which process using which adapter?

it might be a very noob question, im a security researcher but am not very clear about this:i have 3 network adapter (1 laptop built in, 2 usb adapter), all of them are connected to wifi (internet). ...
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Modem not passing internet connection to wifi Router

I have a BSNL Wimax internet(India) connection. I get input from a terrace antenna to a modem(OX253P). An ethernet cable is then connected between the modem and the laptop. My internet works perfectly ...
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Setting up wireless access to a Ethernet cable modem from a Wifi smartphone

I have Internet at home via a cable modem. Until yesterday I had a laptop that I got rid of and plan to buy a smartphone (Lumia 640 or Moto G2, haven't decided) that has WiFi capability. Rather than ...
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Locked myself out of my ZyXEL C1000Z Modem — Any way to break in?

For the life of me, I can't remember my password to get into the settings on my ZyXEL C1000Z modem from CenturyLink. I know I can reset the whole thing, but I have some customer port forwarding and ...
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How to establish telnet connection between two macs via Wi-Fi?

I have Macpro (late 2013, Yosemite 10.10.4) and Macbookpro (mid 2010, Yosemite 10.10.4) connected to home network via Wi-Fi (using router Actiontech T1200H) I'm able to ssh both ways without any ...
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cannot port forward counter strike 1.6 in tp-link router?

started a server with hlds.exe. and tried to port forward it through my tp-link router [tl-mr3020] but when anyone trying to connect to my public ip:27015 cannot connect. my public ip is dynamic. ...
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Can users of main AP access WiFi extender with different SSID?

Network: Router has SSID: AP1 WiFi extender/booster has SSID: AP2 (therefore two different SSIDs) Router and extender has the same WPA passwords (the only possible setting in the extender) ...
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Alfa AWUS036NVH constant disconnection

I'm running Windows 7 64 bits and I've bought an Alfa AWUS036NVH. The problem is whenever I try to plug it in one of the USB ports windows keeps connecting it and disconnecting it. I can't even ...
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Linux Mint- Have to constantly reset my internet to work?

I bought this ASUS desktop recently and dual-booted it with Windows and Linux Mint. It comes with an antenna for WiFi. However, on Linux Mint my home network connection keeps dropping and it ...
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Can my laptop become infected thru work pc wireless internet connection [closed]

can i use my laptop safely by connecting wireless to my work pc. it is not a network. Im trying to save $50 mo. on my internet fees. Since i have pc at work, I only use laptop for bill paying and ...
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Send message to all users connected to router warning about reboot

I was curious if there was a way to send a message to all the computers connected to the router, specifically the message "Rebooting router in X minutes. Save any online work." I have an ASUS ...
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Default “connect automatically” to disabled for new wireless networks

I'm using Gnome NetworkManager and I don't want my wireless attempting to connect automatically to any network. For an individual network to which you have already attempted to connect, this is easy ...
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How do I kick bandwidth-hogging clients on my home network?

My family doesn't know how bandwidth works and when I try to explain it to them they really don't seem to care. Think Netflix during a YouTube video with a concurrent download per person. This makes ...
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WiFi Encryption and phrase

Does the encryption method have to be exactly the same when using WiFi bridges or can they vary as long as the passphrase is the same and uses the same authentication method like WPA
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How to manage connection speed of an interface in linux [on hold]

I am making a website and testing it in my laptop. I wanted my mobile to connect to the apache server through browser and also see the website there. So I made an Access Point with airbase-ng (on ...
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Download Speed: Ubuntu 14.04 vs Windows 8.1

I am facing a curious case: I have 2 PCs, one Windows 8.1 and one Ubuntu 14.04 machine (both single boot only). I can't figure out the reason why my Ubuntu PC is getting download speed of 60 to 70 ...
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The router blocks my computer at a certain hour

My dad recently made changes to the wifi settings and started blocking only my computer at a certain hour. I would like to understand a little bit more about what is going on and how the settings ...
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Unable to establish connection to any server

I have windows 7 and I use an asus g51j notebook. On another pc, that is connected on same wifi, there aren't those issues Here are the router diagnostics I can't connect to servers: Example: ...
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Questions Regarding DoS

I have a few questions i still haven`t been able to get an answer to. If someone DoS you, do it affect all computers connected to the router or just the computer that is being attacked? For example: ...
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Create NAS storage with DD-WRT

I'm super confused about this. I'm trying to create NAS with DD-WRT such that i can have various files as well as various users, each user with certain permissions. Some files will be accessible only ...
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Captive Portal & iOS/OSX, CNA popup fails to login [closed]

On Mac & iPhone, my wifi-captive-portal is detected. But once I'm logged in, the popup : - does not close - nor does display the 'done' button. 'done' button means what ? It means you're logged ...
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Should I force my laptop to connect to 5 GHz wifi?

Using Ubuntu 14.04, I checked and see that my laptop is capable of connecting to 5 GHz but is not using it. I tried to move right next to the router and re-connect, but it still uses 2.4 GHz band. Is ...
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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Making a two-way bridge between two interfaces

so i wish to bridge a connection, I made a quick drawing of my setup: (eth0 isn't connected to anything) All of the computers are running centOS 7. Network Diagram I wish to allow PC A to ping and ...
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Can I collect wireless packets using Wireshark while being connected to the Internet via cable?

I am working on a PC which is connected to my router using a LAN cable, and the other computers in my house are connected to my router using WiFi. We are all connected to the same network, so I ...
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Problems with wireless connection (Win8.1 laptop)

I'm having 3 weird issues with connecting to a wireless connection on my laptop running Windows 8.1. 1) The icon shows the wired connection icon (monitor with a cord) and not the wireless (bars) ...
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Windows WiFi hotspot - clients can't connect

I configured a WiFi hotspot on Windows, using the command line: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=ProvaMi key=pippo123 netsh wlan start hostednetwork netsh interface ip set address ...
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How to connect two different WiFi protocols on same laptop?

I am trying to run 802.11a and 802.11p WiFi on one laptop using shell scripts. I am getting all connections when I am doing "iwconfig" ( all connections means Wlan0 having 802.11p WiFi and Wlan3 ...
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Why does my Lenovo T-520 wifi radio keeping switching off?

This nearly always happens when the PC hibernates, twice a day, and on other rare occasions. When I start up at work, and expect an auto-connection to the wifi network, it doesn't happen. I must then ...
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USB wireless adapter no longer 'willing' to connect to a network

I have a TP-link tl wn-721n wireless adapter (USB stick). It always sees the networks around, including my own. First time I connected to the network, it connected fine. But I mistakenly marked it as ...
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Internet cuts out on all devices connected for a short moment [closed]

This is my first time on this site so please be nice. Ok so, I'll try to make this short and sweet didnt have internet for 4 months just got it back the end of last month my "dish" the thing that ...
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Changing wireless network password

I have a cisco 1900 series router connected to a modem. I want to change the current wireless network password with which a user can access the network and connect to the internet. Is this supposed to ...
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Bridge Two connections and dongle

I have this setup: I have a raspberry pi , that is acting as a 'server' (Call it A) I have a windows laptop , thats acting as client 1 (Call it B) I have a mobile phone thats acting as client 2 ...
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Does my Laptop motherboard has a whitelist for WIFI cards?

I have a Laptop ASUS N56JR with a Qualcomm Atheros AR9485. I plan on changing it since it is kinda bad on maintaining a signal. I know for sure that some people (On this Forum) installed successfully ...
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Will Mini PCI-E type WLAN card through Mini PCI-E to USB adapter not work?

This question starts from my previous question about MIMO In comment, it has been said that a WWAN card will work with the adapter, but a WLAN card will not. I am curious that it is true to every ...
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Cannot connect to the internet. Local Area Connection 2 adapter is disabled

Short version: I cannot connect to the internet. Long version: I have been dealing with this issue for more than one year. After waking from hibernation my DELL 15 XPS (Win 7 Pro SP1) sometimes would ...
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Is it okay to replace 1x2:2 MIMO WLAN card with 2x2:2 MIMO one?

I am using HP elite 2530p (spec). And Intel WiFi Link 5100 is an internal WLAN card. I want to repalce this card with another one which uses ath9k driver module. There are a list of tons of devices ...
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Loading webpages causing whole network issues

I have just travelled to the US from Europe, and before that none of the problems described below happened in my networks. When I browse facebook, gmail, stack exchange etc. the network is working ...
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How to set up NAT-less wifi hotspot with Windows 7?

I have a Windows7 and I want to use it as a wifi hotspot, but with a little bit uncommon configuration. Normal win7 wifi hotspot can be set up with some net commands, it is not a problem to me. Wifi ...
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Wifi HotSpot: have you ever seen Safari automatically launched at connexion?

This is a simple question of usage. Have you ever seen ? or never ? I'm building a Wifi hotspot for iOSX (iDevices & Mac). And your help is very welcome. You probably already connected to a ...
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In network and settings wireless properties tab is missing

When i try to change wifi password of my pc i do not find wireless properties tab in right clicking the status of the network connection Navigation : Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network ...
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ethernet connection makes the WiFi disable

A ethernet (Lan server) connection makes the WiFi disable automatically in windows 8.1. By switching on the WiFi manually let only WiFi to run for few moments and the WiFi goes off again. How can I ...
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Can you use winpcap over wifi through virtual lan?

Winpcap does not work with wifi, so I'm trying to think of a workaround. First question, what if you had a setup like this: Router -> laptop receiving wifi -> bridge connection to lan port ...
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DD-WRT gateway separates switches into two zones

I have one DD-WRT wireless router acts in gateway mode connected to the internet via a cable modem. The router has two LAN ports each connected to port 1 of a gigabit switch. Here is a diagram ...
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How to scan/find none access point and none ad hoc wifi devices under linux

I have used iw dev wlan3 scan and sudo iwist wlan3 scan. Each of these only find ad hoc and access points. Is there a way to find a list of ALL wifi devices. I don't mind if it has the access points ...
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Setting up a second router to be a separate network

I would like to use a second router to set up a second network on my home network. The first router is plugged into our cable modem. I have that plugged via ethernet from one of the LAN ports on ...
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Openssh installed still Putty is not working properly

I have setup 2 virtual systems of ubuntu using VMware player7.1.My physical system is running on Win7. Both the VMs are configured in Bridged Network mode. I am using wifi router in my home. I am able ...